Hong Kong shares end with more big gains

Financial bubble with Chinese national
Financial bubble with Chinese national
SEAN GLADWELL

Hong Kong shares finished with more healthy gains Tuesday as world markets surged on news that a vaccine being worked on by US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer had been 90% successful in trials.

The Hang Seng Index climbed 1.10%, or 285.31 points, to 26 301.48.

But the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.40%, or 13.59 points, to 3 360.15, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange fell 1.05%, or 24.61 points, to 2 308.85.

 

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